You will believe that paradise is real when you come to the beautiful island of Bali – the pride of the people of Indonesia and the dream destination of travel lovers around the world with the perfect blend of the unique Hindu culture, magnificent natural scenery and friendly people. If you’ve come to Bali, you definitely cannot miss unique ancient temples imprinted with Hindu culture to be immersed in the captivating beauty blending Balinese architecture and natural landscape.

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Pura Tirta Empul | famous temples in bali

However, if you are a solo traveler or self-sufficient traveling, you will need to spend a lot of time to explore all of Bali’s most outstanding temples because of the scattered location of temples on this big island, if you traveling by motorbike, it also will be quite tiring because of the long and winding roads. So, booking some day tours will be a great option for your tight time! The price is cheap, quality services and countless choices from the prestigious Klook, do not hesitate to try, such as the tour of visiting ancient temples, Bali coastline tour, UNESCO heritage sites trip, exploring Ubud, climbing Mount Batur and watching sunrise, explore Nusa island near Bali … This will be fascinating experiences, extremely interesting makes your trip to Bali complete and memorable than ever!

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Tanah Lot Temple. One of the best places you must visit in Bali, Indonesia
Tanah Lot Temple. One of the best temples in Bali you must visit | best temples in bali
Ulun Danu Beratan Temple
Ulun Danu Beratan Temple

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Best temples in Bali: Pura Ulun Danu Bratan (Ulun Danu)

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This is the beautiful temple appearing on the 50.000 rupiah banknote of the country of thousands of islands Indonesia! Ulun Danu appears prominently on the surface of Bratan Lake, covered with immense clear water and gardens filled with colorful flowers. Lake Bratan is originally the mouth of a dormant volcano and is at an altitude of 1.200m above sea level, so the air on the lake is quite cool and sometimes you can see the fog shrouded creating a bit magical and “shimmering” scenery. Alternatively, you can rent a rowing boat on Lake Bratan to admire the entire majestic landscape of Ulun Danu.

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Ulun Danu at sunset
Ulun Danu Beratan Temple
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Best temples in Bali Pura Ulun Danu Bratan (Ulun Danu)
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Address: Danau Beratan, Candikuning, Baturiti, Tabanan Regency, Bali 82191, Indonesia
Hours: 7AM–7PM
Admission: Adult/child 50,000/25,000Rp, parking 5000Rp

Famous temples in Bali: Pura Taman Ayun

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Pura Taman Ayun Temple is also known as Mengwi Royal Temple which is famous for its unique Atvatya architecture – multi-storey roof architecture. With the historical and cultural value to Bali in particular and the country in general, Pura Taman Ayun was recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in 2012. This temple complex consists of up to 19 large and small temples surrounded by a fish pond, makes you feel like the temple is floating on the magical water.

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Famous temples in Bali Pura Taman Ayun
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Famous temples in Bali Pura Taman Ayun

The great temple of Mengwi, Bali
Famous temples in Bali Pura Taman Ayun
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Address: Jl. Ayodya No.10, Mengwi, Kec. Mengwi, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80351, Indonesia
Hours: 8am-6.15pm
Admission: Adult/child 20,000/10,000Rp

Most beautiful temples in Bali: Tanah Lot

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Tanah Lot Temple is located on a cliff close to the coast, which is always famous for its extremely romantic sunset, so you should choose Tanah Lot as the last stop in the journey to explore the temples in Bali. At high tide, you will see the temple isolated in the middle of the sea, but when the tide recedes, the path to Tanah Lot will gradually appear and you can come closer to admire the temple. Not only attracts many tourists, there are many locals come here to perform traditional Hindu rituals.

Tanah Lot Temple. One of the best places you must visit in Bali, Indonesia
Tanah Lot Temple. One of the must visit temples in Bali, Indonesia | must see temples in bali

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Spectacular sunset at Tanah Lot | must see temples in bali

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Address: Beraban, Kediri, Tabanan Regency, Bali 82121, Indonesia
Hours: 7AM–7PM
Admission: Adult/child 60,000/30,000Rp, parking cars/motorbikes 5000/2000Rp

Must see temples in Bali: Uluwatu

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Uluwatu is located on a high cliff facing the sea to the west of Bali, so this is also one of the best places to watch the sunset. This is also the place where Kecak dance performances are typical of Balinese people, so don’t forget to waiting for this unique show. Another interesting point you can find when you come to Uluwatu is to explore the forest of naughty monkeys living, so remember to carefully preserve your belongings!

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Stunning sunset at Uluwatu temple. | must see temples in bali

Uluwatu

Address: Pecatu, South Kuta, Badung Regency, Bali, Indonesia
Hours: 7AM–7PM

Must see temples in Bali: Pura Tirta Empul

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Also known as the Temple of the Holy Water, Pura Tirta Empul is one of the most famous temples in Bali, attracting both tourists and locals to worship, praying and purify their soul by the water flowing from the sacred lake in the temple.

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Indonesia, Hindu people in Holy Spring Water Pool at Pura Tirta Empul Temple by documentary travel photographer Matthew Williams-Ellis

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Pura Tirta Empul
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Pura Tirta Empul (1)
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Address: Jl. Tirta, Manukaya, Tampaksiring, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80552, Indonesia
Hours: 8AM–6PM

Top temples in Bali: Penataran Lempuyang

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Heaven gate at Lempuyang Temple | must visit temples in bali

Sparkling check-in photos at a temple covered by clouds and behind is the volcano that you often see when tourists come to Bali share is exactly at Lempuyang temple, also known as the heaven gate temple. If you visit Lempuyang on a beautiful weather day and plus some small photography tips, you’ll have some memorable photos for yourself! Located on the top of Lempuyang Mountain, get ready with full of your energy and spirit to climb towering stairs to reach the heaven gate and watch the breathtaking views from above.

Heaven gate at Lempuyang Temple
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Heaven gate at Lempuyang Temple (1)
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Address: Bunutan, Abang, Seraya Bar., Kec. Karangasem, Kabupaten Karangasem, Bali 80852, Indonesia
Hours: 7AM–5PM

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Tegalalang Rice Terrace

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